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Microsoft responds to PlayStation’s crossplatform omission

Xbox boss Phil Spencer has bitten in what is almost approaching a war of words in the crossplatform multiplayer dispute. An upcoming update to Minecraft will introduce online multiplayer across PC, Xbox, mobile and Nintendo, but not PS4. The same is true of Rocket League, whose upcoming Nintendo Switch version …

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Alan Wake is vanishing from digital stores

Remedy’s popular horror game Alan Wake is being yanked from Steam and Xbox Live tomorrow. A licensing issue with the game’s music is to blame. It’s possible that the issue will be resolved at a alter date, but in the interim the game won’t be available to download. The good …

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New Mirai botnet could make PSN and Xbox Live "sitting ducks" at Christmas

Security experts say that gaming networks, such as Xbox Live and PSN, will be high on the list of potential targets for the new generation of botnet attacks. That could spell disaster for the industry during one of its key gaming seasons, again. Igal Zeifman, security evangelist at Imperva said: …

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Beam streaming and custom tournaments coming to Xbox Live

Microsoft has revealed that integrated streaming to its new Beam service and advanced eSports options are coming to Xbox Live. During the company’s two hour Windows event, it was revealed that the upcoming Windows 10 Creators Update will add two extra features to Xbox Live on the platform. First up …

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IHS: Xbox Live is faster and more reliable than PSN

Analyst IHS has concluded that Xbox Live remains the best online console network on the market. Xbox Live was a pioneer in the field and was for a long time considered one of the main differentiators between the two console giants. Now in an extensive report, IHS has, using a …

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